Yep…it’s been 5 years and I waited as long as I could for a potential Western release, but the latest Twitter hoax on it angered me enough to finally go through all the work needed to play it on our shores. Let’s check out the free-to-play MMORPG that will never come to the US, Phantasy Star Online 2!

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Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.


  1. no need to bother bringing it to Europe of US, the game looks old and something from 2010 or something, it can’t even compete with other games

  2. this must be a joke bec wow it been a long time but i cant find any info about it coming to the west i would really happy if it come to the west for real

  3. Awesome First Look Magicman. even though belated 🙂
    I’m with you on the old school way, I so miss that exploration too of searching for glues and answers to playing foreign games, that was just a norm years ago, just what we did, played all of them and helped many others to play them! when we understood what we had entered we created great guides on them to do it . This in all, created a great intense community into playing foreign language gaming. 🙂
    This game is brilliant, & a good example of how to use the dreaded map system giving great values and much better uses than most of today’s ones which seem to do nothing much.
    Top stuff
    I enjoyed every minute of your First Look.

    • Thank you kindly! Yeah, It’s been one that I kept saying “I’m not going to do because then it will come west…” but then the Twitter hoax and Sega’s response tipped me over the edge so I finally did it lol.

  4. sega sucks I dint buy anything that have sega logo or anything else that is not SMASH BROTHERS no a single cent to this people that fail us! let them be destroy for false promises

  5. What would you expect from a company that sells out a blue hedge hog more then a infectious air born virus yeah I couldn’t figure out a better way to phrase a analogy for sell out wanta whoop about it. They would of made it in the US but I guess it’s their lose.

  6. The game is pretty bland and boring. I had played it during its release and it’s not so fun after running through the generated maps and the bland story.

  7. Why won’t they bring it to the west? 🙁 I’m sure Sega are just being stubborn for some stupid reason. Japanese game companies can be so weird when it comes to doing business overseas. Well, it’s probably too late now anyway…


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